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Re: --without-xim is ignored.

From: Dave Love
Subject: Re: --without-xim is ignored.
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 23:36:34 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> What other "flags" do we currently have in Emacs which
> a) could be controlled via a lisp variable or function, but

It can't be controlled via Lisp if you want it to apply initially,
like for toolbar and menu.

> b) can only be controlled via X resources, and
> c) cannot be turned on again, once it has been turned off.

If you know exactly what makes sense as far as turning it on and off,
you've found better XIM documentation than I have, and I'd be
interested in a pointer.

> In my experience, very few users are familiar with X resources.
> So at least we should include an example how to do this at the
> proper place in PROBLEMS, e.g.
> For example, you can use the option ``-xrm "useXIM: false"'' when
> you start emacs.

If the doc on X resources in the manual isn't sufficiently easy to
find or understand, I think that's what needs fixing.

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